Peace Corps celebrates 60 years of global volunteerism.

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961, to promote world peace and friendship with countries around the globe by sending Americans to volunteer their services in developing countries. Over six decades, it has sent 250,000 volunteers — mostly young Americans — to more than 140 countries around the world, including ... Read More»

Peace Corps Group 88 officially swears in.

Twenty new United States Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn in on Friday, December 9th, as a final step before moving into villages to begin their two year assignments.  At the request of the government of Samoa, these 20 Volunteers will work in Samoan primary schools to help Samoan students improve their English literacy skills.   The ... Read More»
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